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Federal Court Rejects Gaming Bid of MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians

Here are the materials in State of Alabama v. 50 Serialized JLM Games (S.D. Ala.): 8 Alabama Motion to Remand 10 MOWA Motion to Dismiss 23 Alabama Response to Motion to Dismiss 31 MOWA Amended Notice of Removal to Federal Court … Continue reading

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North Fork Rancheria Sues California Alleging Violation of IGRA Good Faith Negotiation Obligation

Here is the complaint in North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California v. State of California (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (“IGRA”) requires states, upon request by an Indian tribe, to “negotiate with … Continue reading

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Sault Tribe Motion to Dismiss Michigan Gaming Suit

Here are the new materials in the case captioned State of Michigan v. Payment (W.D. Mich.): 2015-03-20 Brief in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint 2015-03-20 Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint 71 Michigan Response to Motion to … Continue reading

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Kansas Sues NIGC over Quapaw Indian Lands Opinion

Here is the complaint in State of Kansas v. National Indian Gaming Commission (D. Kan.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: In this action, the Plaintiffs challenge and seek relief from the November 21, 2014 determination of National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) … Continue reading

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State of Michigan Sues Sault Tribe Officials–Amended Complaint with Exhibits

Amended Complaint 2Exhibit A (Letter from DOI) Exhibit B (letter from Gov. Snyder to Chairman Eitrem) Exhibit C (Sault Tribe Submission for Mandatory Fee-to-Trust Acquisition) Exhibit D (Same, for the Sibley Parcel) Exhibit E (Sault Tribe approval of development agreement … Continue reading

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Forest County Potawatomi Complaint re: Denial of Class III Gaming Compact — And Commentary

The Forest County Potawatomi Community has filed a complaint against the Department of the Interior over the disapproval of its gaming compact – the latest development in the Menominee Tribe’s efforts to develop a class III gaming facility in Kenosha, Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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Forest County Potawatomi FOIA Suit against Interior over Menominee Fee to Trust Materials

Here is the complaint in Forest County Potawatomi Community v. Jewell (D. D.C.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: For over two years, Plaintiff Forest County Potawatomi Community (the “Community”) has attempted to obtain records from Defendants, pursuant to the Freedom of … Continue reading

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Washington and 27 Tribes Agree on Compact Amendments

PRESS RELEASE: http://www.wsgc.wa.gov/publications/press-releases/compact-amendment-27-tribes-123014.pdf COMPACTS: http://www.wsgc.wa.gov/publications/press-releases/summary-all-amendment-123014.pdf

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Federal Court Temporarily Enjoins Santa Ysabel Internet Gaming

Here is the order: 11 DCT Order Granting TRO Briefs are here and here.  

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United States Files Complaint against Santa Ysabel over Internet Gaming

Here is the complaint in United States v. Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel (S.D Cal.): 1 Complaint Posts with materials in the related suit by the State of California are here and here.

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